Rheinmetall Automotive locations in the Shanghai region

With an output of 25 million vehicles per year, China is the world’s largest automobile producer—and the market continues to grow. Rheinmetall Automotive embarked on its first joint venture in China back in 1997. Now, the company has no fewer than six joint ventures in China as well as four wholly owned subsidiaries.

Rheinmetall Automotive in China

Joint venturesWholly foreign owned enterprises and majority joint ventures
KSSP (1997)Motorservice Asia Pacific (2008)
KPSNC (2001)Pierburg China (2009)
PHP (2013)PMP (2012)
Riken Automobile Parts (2016, share of 30%)KSLP China (2013)
Rheinmetall Automotive China Investment (2016)
Pierburg Yinlun Emission Technology (in founding status)

At the end of 2016 the company opened a new office building in the global metropolis of Shanghai, in the Vanke Hongqiao Center, to strengthen the company’s presence in China. In Shanghai, East and West come together in a beguiling mix of tradition and modernity. Cosmopolitan, worth seeing, and special—three attributes visitors associate with the metropolis.

Shanghai is China’s most important industrial center and one of the world’s biggest cities. It’s not just the breathtaking skyline that captivates visitors, but also the city’s traditional Chinese charm. From imposing glass skyscrapers to ancient teahouses and China’s oldest public garden, Shanghai offers an overwhelming wealth of cultural attractions. Museums and temples offer fascinating insights into the history of this port city, while visitors with strong nerves can admire the unique megacity of Shanghai from the dizzying heights of the Oriental Pearl Tower.

Rheinmetall Automotive China Investment Company

With the formation of Rheinmetall Automotive (China) Investment Company Ltd. at the end of January 2016, Rheinmetall Automotive is again broadening its footprint in China. The purpose of the company is to control and coordinate all the China-based operations of Rheinmetall Automotive. The new company will further improve interaction among the various business units and with their Chinese partners. In addition, through its overarching service functions it will enhance cost efficiency and further improve general communication among the units.